Warning: Get ready to see humans devouring chocolate in their natural habit!

We know you've just started perfecting your New Year's resolutions, but Valentine's Day is already around the corner! Whether you're happy in your relationship or (not) satisfied being single, self-love is just as important. And, what better way to celebrate than to #TreatYoSelf? Fairfax County is taking us on a Chocolate Safari. There are so many restaurants in Fairfax County where you can indulge in everything chocolate has to offer, but we've highlighted a few of our favorite chocolate spots around Fairfax below. Keep reading to see our chocolate safari map.

Here are our suggested Fairfax County Chocolate Safari stops (organized alphabetically by neighborhood):

Alexandria: 7-Layer Chocolate Cake at Burtons Grill & Bar

Annandale: Chocolate Butter Creme Cake at Shilla Bakery & Cafe

Centreville: Warm Flourless Chocolate Waffle w/Vanilla Ice Cream at Sweetwater Tavern

Chantilly: Nutella Stuffed Churros at Don Churro


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Fairfax: Affogato (chocolate gelato and espresso) at Caboose Commons

hand cup coffee

Courtesy of Caboose Commons

Falls Church: Dark Chocolate Torte at Trio Grill


Courtesy of Trio Grill

Lorton: Warm Chocolate Lava Cake at Glory Days Grill

cake brownie

Courtesy of Glory Days Grill

McLean/Great Falls: Chocolate Souffle at L'Auberge Chez Francois

cup pouring chocolate

Courtesy of L'Auberge Chez Francois

Merrifield: Hot Fudge Ice Cream Cake at Open Road Grill

Reston: House-made Hot Chocolate at Founding Farmers

cup on table

Courtesy of Founding Farmers

Springfield: Chunky Monkey Banana Chocolate Chip Shake at Silver Diner

two cups and a dish

Courtesy of Silver Diner

Tysons: Flourless Chocolate Cake at Urban Plates

cake with flower

Courtesy of Urban Plates

Vienna: Chocolate-dipped Cannolis at Church Street Pizza

tray of cannoli

Courtesy of Church Street Pizza

We've plotted all the locations for your Chocolate Safari Adventure below:

Are you drooling, yet? What are you waiting for?! Get your map and hit the road to find a tasty chocolate dessert near you. Which dessert will you try first? Let us know in the comments below.